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Archive for October 2018

Abolishing the Death Penalty in the United States

Sister Helen Prejean on the Death Penalty

“Abolishing the Death Penalty in the United States” is the title of Sr. Helen Prejean’s talk at Fairfield University Egan Chapel on Wednesday evening, November 7 at 7 pm. Sr. Prejean is the author of Dead Man Walking, which also became a film, and The Death of Innocents. Earlier this year, Pope Francis revised the…

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Fairfield Prep Entrance Exam

Fairfield Prep Entrance Exam

Attention all eighth-grade boys: Registrations for the Fairfield Prep entrance exam are now being accepted. Contact the Admissions Office by emailing admissions@fairfieldprep.org for further information. The exam can be taken on November 17. For further admissions information and to create your online Prep Admissions Account, visit the Prep website at www.fairfieldprep.org.

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Come and see…

Secular Franciscan Order

…if you are being called to a vocation as a Secular Franciscan! Please join the Holy Spirit Fraternity on Saturdays (dates below) for Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the church followed by a gathering in the church hall.  See the Secular Franciscans brochure in the back of the church. All are welcome. For more details,…

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Maroon and Gold Gala

On Saturday evening, November 17, St. Joseph High School will host a Maroon and Gold Gala at the Waterview in Monroe. All are invited. Among the honorees is Fr. John Baran, being celebrated for his spiritual leadership. For more information visit sjcadets.org/gala or reach out to Dawn Hardwerker at 203-378-9378 x 444.

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 Men’s Retreat Takes Place on November 2-4, 2018

All men of the parish are invited to a retreat at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford. This year’s theme: No Ordinary Path: Holiness in Everyday Life. Explore ways that we can be attentive, intentional, and cooperative with God’s grace in serving the world. Reflect on how living an ordinary life of holiness…

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Men’s Discussion Group Meets on Nov. 5th

The men’s discussion group will meet on Monday, November 5, at 7:30pm, in the Community Room, second floor of the school building. Copies of the article to be discussed can be found at the front doors of the church. All men in the parish are welcome to attend.

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2018 Mass of Hope and Healing

Bishop Frank J. Caggiano

The Most Rev. Frank Caggiano, together with a planning committee of Survivors of Sexual Abuse as Minors by Priests, will hold a special Mass for any- one who has been sexually abused as a minor and for others who have been impacted. The Mass will be held on Sunday, November 18, at 2:00 p.m. at…

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Soup Wanted for Merton House Collection

On the weekend of October 27/28 we will be collecting canned soup for our friends at Merton House. There will be baskets at all the entrances to the church. As always, thank you for your faithful generosity!

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Field of Valor

Field of Valor

To honor our military veterans and those men and women actively serving our country, the Kiwanis Club of Fairfield will create a field of Valor by displaying US flags. All are invited to sponsor friends or family they would like to honor with one of these keepsake flags. The cost for each flag is $25.…

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2018 Confirmation –

Msgr. Thomas Powers

Last Thursday evening, October 11, at 7:30 pm, thirty-nine young members of our parish community received the gift of the Sacrament of Confirmation, administered by Msgr. Thomas Powers, Vicar General of the diocese. They are: Emma Andreski, Ashley Appleby, Lily Bar- low, Sophia Barrato, May Brum, Tighe Brunetti, Alexandra Burstell, Emanuele Cacciari, Peter Cagnassola, Cooper…

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